selkie


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sel·kie

also sil·kie  (sĭl′kē)
n.
A creature or spirit in Scottish and Irish folklore that has the form of a seal but can also assume human form.

[Dialectal diminutive of seal.]

selkie

(ˈsɛlkɪ)
n
(Animals) Scot a variant of silkie
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Funded by the EU's Ireland-Wales co-operation programme, the Selkie project will bring together leading researchers and businesses from both nations to create technologies to help improve the performance of devices currently being developed in Wales and Ireland.
Funded by the EUs Ireland-Wales co-operation programme, the Selkie project will bring together leading researchers and businesses from both nations to create technologies to help improve the performance of ocean energy devices being developed by Irish and Welsh businesses.
Dr Gordon Dalton, senior researcher at the Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland, said: "We're delighted to be co-ordinating the Selkie project, using our facilities and skills to lead the physical testing of prototype devices.
In this case, being an ordinary woman, a selkie identity has been constructed for her.
The Selkie has been out of action for at least two weeks due to repairs needed on its excavator after previously being berthed for six months due to staffing issues.
Date: Today Venue: Portaferry Recreation Hub Time: 7.30pm nformative talk presented by Robin Ruddock, known for his maritime exploits and his ability to communicate, will talk about sea kayaking, currachs, whales and dolphins, beach-combing, Drontheims, the Colmcille, the Wild Goose and "The Quest For The Selkie".
Her most recent show, Meara ~ Selkie From the Sea, premiered at the Irish American Heritage Center on March 1, 2014 and was recorded live.
After BE-rki saved to deny Davie Selkie, it looked like it really would be but then Dan-Axel Zagadou got tangled up with Selkie and Hertha had a penalty.
Finally he admits that Finn's mother was a selkie and had returned to live in the sea when Finn was a baby, leaving his father distraught.
Cruise from North Shields to Amsterdam for two nights to help to spot creatures of the deep including whitebeaked dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, minke whales and perhaps even a selkie? (dfds.com from PS66 pp).
Ellen Selkie, a University of Michigan physician who studies teens' use of digital technology.
Chapman will play the mythical character Selkie in the serial which is now in its fourth season.